Pushya (3.20 Cancer-16.40 Cancer) is a constellation of 3 stars that are not very bright. Pushya is derived from the Sanskrit root 'pushti' or nourishment. The nakshatra is ruled by Jupiter, the God of Divine Wisdom. The stars of the Pushya nakshatra were said to resemble a cow's udder. The name Pushya also signifies yielding or nurturing. According to one school of thought, Pushya also denotes the gentleness of a flower or prosperity and auspiciousness.
Reflections of Pushya :
The natives of Pushya Nakshatra are perceived to be endowed with all the positive attributes which makes them appear all noble and dignified besides which they are learned souls and are bestowed with attractive looks and appealing personality. These people are believed to attain good affluence and much respect upon land and so on they lead a blissful and happy life. The are the carriers of morals and religious values upon the right track. These people are quiet aggressive too but are truly affectionate at the core. They could be seen standing strong at high mounts upon land.
General Characteristics :
In control of passions, well liked, learned in various subjects, rich and fond of doing charitable acts
To provide nourishment
The udder of a cow, Flower, a circle, an arrow
Ruling planet : Saturn
Nature : Deva (god-like)
Career Interest :
"They get good education and are very consistent in performance. Their education is best utilized in their professional career and nailing down their competitors. Pushya natives are best suited for all kinds of job requiring extensive traveling or agricultural work. They have the knack of surprising people with their extra ordinary knowledge. It is possible that Pushya natives may not carry bag full of degrees with them but they have vast knowledge of different fields.
Pushya natives become good agriculturist, traveler, public dealers, honest politicians, spiritual guides, yoga teachers, creche owners, child-care-home managers, nurse, nuns, gardeners, secretory, caterers etc."
Family Portrait :
"The natives of Pushya Nakshatra are perceived to walk upon a difficult family path with much of hurdles in family arena from the childhood as their family would see much of downfalls besides which they would be much of hindrances and noise in the family threads which altogether will bring them lot of bad times both financially and socially. These people will stay attached to their parents at the core On the other hand, the natives of of Pushyami or Pushya Nakshatra would learn a lot from the bitter experiences of life which could become their strength later in life. In their conjugal portrait they would be needed to stay away from their wives and children due to variant reasons while on the other hand, these individuals would be unable to truth completely upon their spouses and would expect them not to become dependent wives.
The marriages of Pushyami natives are advised to pursue through complete astrological consultation and recommendations."
Pushya natives are prone to chest problems like cough, infections, respiratory problems, stones, joint pains, low immunity especially in childhood and sensitivity to changing atmosphere.
Favorable Activities :
Hard working, creative, tolerant of pain, intelligent, learned, liked by many, spiritual, intuitive wisdom, helps others, make good advisors and public servants, independent, interested in education and humanitarian causes, philanthropic, socially adept, make people feel wanted, selfless, good finances, respected, moderate, have spiritual practice, passionate and defensive about the things they believe in.
Unfavorable Activities :
Stubborn, selfish, arrogant, overly talkative, dogmatic, fundamentalist, overly sensitive, doubtful of their worth due to what others say about them, devotion can turn to victimization, get defrauded by believing in the wrong people, insecurities inhibit growth.
Suggestions for Pushya Natives :
Pushya natives should worship the Mother Goddess and chant the root mantra "Om Kam" 108 times during the lunar transition of this nakshatra during the month of Pausha to alleviate afflictions. Wearing golden, yellow, white and orange colors is also recommended. All important actions should correspond to the course of this constellation for best results.